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Helping higher education shape its future

We are Advance HE. We believe excellence is achieved by people. Removing the barriers, so all can succeed; driving positive change, to make higher education better for all.

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New framework to embed enterprise and entrepreneurship in higher education

The Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Education Framework is a resource to help institutions provide effective activities and experiences so that students can identify what is involved in being enterprising and entrepreneurial.

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Creating Foresight and Sharing Insight

We anticipate future challenges and opportunities, creating the evidence for meaningful change.


Enhancing Organisational Performance

We support effective governance and build capacity and capability to deliver sustainable change and positive responses to emerging challenges.


Developing People

We will help you develop the next generation of leaders and practitioners, and connect people so they can share knowledge and insight to progress HE.


Accrediting and Celebrating Success

We develop our frameworks and charters, providing accreditation services and awards that celebrate success, deliver impact and further development.

Women in HE
Symposia Series

Academic Career Progression Symposium

3 December 2019, York
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Advance HE Connect
Connecting People

Advance HE Connect

Open to all
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Develop a clear picture of where you stand and help raise the profile of equality issues

Bespoke Equality Research

Identify where challenges lie and what works with equality and diversity and bullying and harassment in your institution.
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News + Views

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Cambridge University has been awarded the @EcuRaceCharter Bronze Award in recognition of its ongoing commitment to tackle racial inequalities: @AdvanceHE
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“You’re too nice to be a surgeon” Emily Hotine, @Athena_SWAN Coordinator Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, @UniofOxford ,explains the impact and biases created by patient perceptions of female surgeons: #highered
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Huge #Congratulations to everyone @unibirmingham who has achieved #Fellowship through our Beacon Scheme! We are #Proud to announce the number has now reached 300 #TeachingExcellence #Hellobrum @AdvanceHE Why not join them?
9 hours ago
In our latest blog Tashmin Khamis, Principal Fellow and Associate Vice Provost @AKUGlobal, shares her thoughts on networks as a lifeline for those involved with enhancing teaching quality. Read more here: #highered
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Places are still available to join our Connect Event Series Fourth Industrial Revolution event this Thurs 21 Nov in Birmingham. Speakers include Prof Liz Barnes, Vice Chancellor @StaffsUni and Prof Josie Fraser, DVC (Academic) @OpenUniversity. Book now
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How can more inclusive leadership make a difference in tackling inequality in HE? Submissions invited for #EDIConf20 - 'Courageous conversations and adventurous approaches: Creative thinking in tackling inequality'. Submissions close 22 Nov 2019: